Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Shop and grow vegetable seeds and plants perfect for your home garden. Prize winning tomatoes, peppers, beans and heirloom vegetables from our online store. More »

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Our annual flowers are available in both seeds and plants from the most trusted name in home gardening. Find your favorite flower seeds and plants. Shop from our most popular categories, or from over 70 classes. More »

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Year after year, our perennial seeds and plants will fill your home garden beds and borders. Select from our full palette of colors, textures, forms and fragrances to create the perennial garden of your dreams - a sensory pleasure for years to come. More »

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Get ready for the surprising taste difference when you use our flavorful, fresh herbs from your home garden. Everyday dishes take on richer flavor and aroma. Whether you grow herbs for cooking, healing, fragrance, crafts or garden display, they are one of the easiest plants to grow. More »

Fruit Seeds & Plants

Fruit Seeds & Plants

We make growing your own fresh fruits and berries as simple as it is rewarding. Our fruit plants are selected specially for home garden performance and yield. More »

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

To create the garden of your dreams, get some expert help. Our choice selection of garden-proven supplies will get your garden off to a great start, and keep it at peak performance. More »

Category Archives: Heirlooms

Broccoli De Cicco

prod002024 De Cicco is an excellent choice for extended harvests for home gardeners. Vigorous plants yield 3-4″ blue-green heads. After cutting the main head more side shoots develop producing many more small to medium-sized heads through the summer. Good for steaming

Bean Cherokee Trail of Tears

prod001910 These were the beans carried in the pockets of Cherokee Indians on their tragic forced relocation from North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains to Oklahoma in 1838-1839. Shiny and jet-black the beans are harvested dry and can be happily incorporated in an

Nasturtium Peach Melba

prod000296 Bright creamy yellow blossoms with maroon blotches near the centers. The plants are compact with blue-green foliage. Peachy!

Pepper Sweet Corno di Toro

prod002039 The name of this Italian heirloom translates as “horn of the bull” a tribute to the peppers’ full tapered shape. Ripening to a bright red the fruits-8-10″ long and 2 1/2-3′ wide at the top-have a sweet crisp full-bodied flavor.

Nasturtium Vesuvius

prod000297 Grown first in kitchen gardens young leaves buds and flowers were picked for salads. (Buds were also pickled like capers.) By the late 1800s breeders had developed many dwarf forms in a wide range of colors and they became popular

Zinnia Candy Cane Mix

prod001069 Zinnias add bold vibrant color to gardens. The more you cut the more they bloom! Heat-loving and very easy to grow. Candy Cane Mix has bright pink rose and cherry stripes on white and sometimes gold blossoms flecked orange-scarlet. This

Pepper Sweet California Wonder Organic

prod000842 HEIRLOOM. The standard bell pepper for many decades this 1928 introduction is still the largest open-pollinated heirloom bell you can grow. A perfect stuffing pepper-blocky 4″ x 3 1/2″ thick-walled tender and flavorful. Certified Organic Seed.

Pepper Hot Cayenne

prod001971 The famously hot and pungent pepper takes its name from a river in Guyana. We like to think the name derives from locals fleeing to the river for relief their mouths scorched by the incendiary pepper. Most often dried Cayenne

Tomato Black Krim

prod000969 This medium-sized very dark maroon beefsteak with wonderfully rich flavor originated in Crimea a peninsula in the Black Sea with perfect “tomato summers”. Extremely tasty.

Tomato Brandywine Pink

prod000974 Brandywine which dates back to 1885 is the heirloom tomato standard. One taste and you’ll be enchanted by its superb flavor and luscious shade of red-pink. The large beefsteak-shaped fruits grow on unusually upright potato-leaved plants. The fruits set one

Corn Golden Bantam

prod000666 This variety made yellow sweet corn popular. When Burpee introduced it in 1902 people only wanted white corn white signified refinement and quality. It was created by a skilled gardener in Greenfield Massachusetts who loved to have the earliest corn

Celeriac Brilliant

prod001621 If you haven’t tried celeriac wait no longer. This pale green edible root sporting a curly headdress of green leaves is a celery family member sharing celery’s clean bright flavor. This hardy root adds pizzazz to soups and salads and

Beet Burpee’s Golden

prod000607 HEIRLOOM. A color breakthrough! When we introduced this savory golden beet in the 1940s it won over gardeners who wanted a beet with a sweeter milder flavor. Others just loved the inviting gold color. Globes reach 2″ across.

Mustard Tendergreen

prod001137 Tendergreen has smooth leaves and makes a fine spinach substitute especially in the fall. Seeds germinate and grow quickly in late summer heat and mature to tender sweetness in cool weather. Thinnings are delicious as fresh snacks or in salads.

Pepper Hot Lemon

prod000812 This pepper from the markets of Ecuador ripens to a pure lemon yellow in about 80 days but it is delightfully flavorful when green. The skin is tender and the aroma is spicy with a hint of pine woods. As

Balsam Mix

prod000129 HEIRLOOM. While today’s impatiens a shade-loving hybrid of African species was virtually unknown in gardens until after World War II balsam which is native to Southeast Asia was a well-known favorite by 1900. Balsam grows well in both sun and

Tomato Rutgers

prod001009 The legendary Jersey tomato introduced in 1934 is a cross between J.T.D. (an old New Jersey variety from the Campbell Soup Co.) and Marglobe. Its flavor both for slicing and cooking is still unequaled. Red fruits are slightly flattened. Tall

Gloriosa Daisy Gloriosa Double Gold

prod000051 Rich golden yellow flowers 3 1/2″ across with large black centers are produced in profusion on long sturdy 3 ft. high stems. Blooms the first season after early sowing. Grow as an annual cut flower or integrate with mixed perennial

Pepper Sweet Marconi Rosso Organic

prod001987 In Italy this regional favorite is eaten both in the tasty green stage and the super sweet fully mature red stage. Multi-talented the sweet pepper is delicious whether raw or fried grilled or stuffed. All season long the sturdy 30″

Poppy Oriental Poppy Mix

prod001097 The fragile beauty and shimmering colors of poppies are magical. They practically grow themselves which is why they were essentials in remote cottage gardens. Large flowers scarlet to pink with deep purple centers. Flowers May-June.